In this issue…

2. Poetry and Prose - A selection of reader’s contributions

3. Frontlines - From the National President 5. Supporting Victorian Bushfire Survivors - Black Saturday rallies Vinnies volunteers across Australia

8. Believing in the future - Dr John Falzon on the identity of the Society

9. New ways of learning - National Council as a learning organisation

10. Through word and action - Sr Bernadette Fitzgerald on mission

12. Families back on track - A landmark QLD project helps families

13. Pokies: Against the odds - The ‘pokies bug’ continues to bite

14. Embracing the old and the new - SA’s Ozanam House redevelopment

15. Simplicity - Syd Tutton on the Society’s need to move out of its comfort zone

18. Building Confidence - A student of Canberra’s Clemente program shares his story.

20. News in brief - QLD Anti-discrimination Tribunal Decision

20. Letters to the Editor - Our readers have their say

22. From the archives - Recessions revisited

23. Reflection - Faith that is effective

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